ESL141-Assignment3-Writing a Summary

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Writing a Summary: Reading 1, p.53 According to “Spell It in English,” there is a historical explanation for the inconsistency of English spelling. Before English became a written language, it was influenced by the languages of many European invaders and diversified by the various regional dialects within English. These factors created a language of
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Unformatted text preview: many sounds, leading to difference interpretations of how words should be spelled. Later, dictionaries helped standardize spelling, but there continued to be different ideas about correct spelling. Efforts to reform spelling continue to this day and will continue in the future as English, including its spelling, continues to evolve....
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This note was uploaded on 09/26/2009 for the course ESL 141 taught by Professor Forrestfordyce during the Fall '08 term at Glendale Community College.

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